Comfrey is a powerhouse in the garden–attracting pollinators and beneficial insects, providing medicinal value, and enriching soil with nutrients. Here are seven ways comfrey can fertilize the soil for healthier and more abundant crops.
Calendula flowers can benefit soil, repel pests, and aid healing. I’ve been growing Calendula officinalis–also called pot marigold–throughout my garden for years, and can hardly contain my excitement to tell you all about it! Here are some of the many reasons this herb is frequently grown in the permaculture garden.
Good quality soil is essential for a healthy and abundant garden. Here are seven ways to transform ailing, lifeless soil into rich, black gold.
Chives are a popular herb to grow in the culinary herb garden, vegetable garden, and orchard. Here are five reasons why you should consider growing this herb.
Yarrow can catapult the success of your garden. A medicinal powerhouse and an essential herb in the permaculture garden, here are 5 reasons to grow yarrow.
There are many ways to build a compost bin. Here are some of the many ways we have composted and what works best for us now.
A hedgerow can offer beauty, productivity, biodiversity, and much more! Discover how to plant a hedgerow to meet your needs.
We all know that we should fertilize our gardens regularly, but many of us are unsure of how to do it properly and safely without the use of chemical fertilizers. After all, those chemical fertilizers have a label with specific directions, while organic material does not. In this post, find out how to make your own natural fertilizer at home–in the right quantity–with very little effort.